In Summary
  • In his application, Mr Timamy has urged the court to scrutinise and recount votes cast and declare him the winner if the recounted results indicate that he won the elections.
  • The affidavit further claims that Mapenya, Lake Kenyatta, Mpeketoni Youth Polytechnic, Sinambio, Lake Amu, Hongwe, Bahahari, Umoja and Muhamarini polling stations had pre-marked ballot papers.
  • Mr Timamy has also accused the IEBC of flouting the election process by allowing some people vote without verification on the KIEMS machines.

Former Lamu governor Issa Timamy has filed a petition before the Malindi High Court challenging the election of Fahim Twaha as governor.

Mr Timamy of Amani National Congress (ANC), who lost the seat to Mr Twaha of Jubilee Party told journalists outside court that the move was prompted by malpractices witnessed during elections.

“We hope to win the case since our rival did not win the election fairly,” he said.

RESULTS

In his application, Mr Timamy has urged the court to scrutinise and recount votes cast and declare him the winner if the recounted results indicate that he won the elections.

The former county boss who was accompanied by his deputy Eric Mugo and supporters has also sued the IEBC, County Returning Officer Adan Mohamed, Governor Twaha and his deputy Abdikarim Aboud.

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